This year is full of stress, so here are some all-natural ways that will help you reduce your stress and anxiety.
This year is full of tension. So, your usual coping methods may not work in 2020. However, science offers you several ways to reduce your stress, anxiety, and depression. Moreover, these methods are all-natural.
Move Your Body
CNN reports that regular exercise will do wonders for both your physical and mental health. According to scientists, exercise boosts blood circulation to your brain. Exercise helps release endorphins. With endorphins, your mood will improve. You’ll also feel more motivated. Finally, you can handle stress better.
Get Better Sleep
Exercise will also help you sleep better. CNN says sleep is one of the best ways to improve your mood and reduce stress. Moreover, good sleeping habits also protect your heart and boost your brain. Your urge to snack will go away.
Good sleep doesn’t just mean sleeping longer. You need to give your body time to go through enough sleep cycles. These cycles will help your body repair itself.
Sometimes, breathing is all you need. Now, experts say that slow and deep breathing reduces your stress, too. Deep breathing helps you calm your brain and body down.
Dr. Cynthia Ackrill says that self-calming also changes your brainwaves. With this change, you also lower your blood pressure. You want to inhale for six seconds and exhale for six seconds. While you breathe, put your hand on your belly. That will help you make sure your breath comes from the bottom of your lungs.
Dr. Ackrill is a stress management expert.